standards

Block stacking
New Self-Regulatory Body Aims to Develop ICO Standards
Blockchain platform Waves is founding a self-regulatory body to set standards for initial coin offerings and the blockchain industry.
Block stacking

Key
New Alliance Sets Out to Boost Blockchain Interoperability
The companies behind three blockchain platforms have unveiled a new advocacy group focusing on interoperability between disparate networks.
Key

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Here's What's Standing in the Way of a Tokenized Economy
The challenges of digital identity, AML/KYC and common technical standards must be overcome to deliver on the promise of blockchain technology.
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Measuring
RAND Report: Timing Essential for Blockchain Standards
The European wing of the RAND Corporation, a US think tank, has argued for a slow-and-steady process for developing possible blockchain standards.
Measuring

training, wheels
Too Easy? Critics Take Aim at Ethereum Token Standard Amid ICO Boom
Ethereum's token standard started with good intentions, but as ICO fever takes hold, some wonder if it's now too easy to raise funds.
training, wheels

coins, question mark
Ethereum 'Tokens' Are All the Rage. But What Are They Anyway?
At the root of a high-profile wave of mega-ICO fundraising efforts on ethereum is a token standard called ERC-20. So what is it anyway?
coins, question mark

rope, ladder
Hyperledger Takes on Blockchain Scaling with New Working Group
Hyperledger has launched a Performance and Scalability Working Group to build tools for measuring how blockchains cope with increasing popularity.
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Ripple Adds 10 New Financial Firms to 'Blockchain Network'
Ten new partners have joined Ripple's "blockchain network," which focuses on cross-border transactions and DLT standards.
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Bosch environmental sensors
Bosch, Cisco, Gemalto and More: Tech Giants Team Up For Blockchain-IoT
A group of Fortune 500 companies is teaming up with blockchain startups to develop a protocol that will integrate IoT devices and blockchain tech.
Bosch environmental sensors

blueprints
The Blockchain is Still Waiting for Its Web. Here's a Blueprint
William Mougayar examines what it would take to introduce technologies and standards that make blockchain as ubiquitous and user-friendly as the Web.
blueprints